Edward P. Garden is Portfolio Manager and founding partner of Trian Fund Management, L.P., a New York-based investment management firm started in November 2005. Mr. Garden also serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Trian Acquisition I Corp., a publicly traded blank check company formed in October 2007 to effect a business combination. In addition, Mr. Garden serves as a director of Triarc Companies, Inc., a holding company that owns Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. From December 2004 through June 2007, Mr. Garden was Vice Chairman of Triarc where he was responsible for corporate development activities. Prior to December 2004, Mr. Garden served as an Executive Vice President of Triarc since August 2003. Prior to joining Triarc, Mr. Garden was a managing director of Credit Suisse First Boston, where he served as a senior investment banker in the Financial Sponsors Group since 1999. From 1994 to 1999, Mr. Garden was a managing director at BT Alex Brown where he was a senior member of the Financial Sponsors Group and, prior to that, Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets.